The ceasefire began on Friday and was due to last for four days. Yet, it was extended for two additional days.
They discussed the updates of Gaza crisis and status of the current temporary ceasefire.
Chairman of the State Information Service Diaa Rashwan stated Saturday that the four-day truce, which started on Friday, may be extended for additional seven days.
Egypt has been intensifying contacts with Israel and Hamas on Friday to consolidate the truce agreement.
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Egypt is close to reaching a deal in Gaza that includes implementing humanitarian truce and exchanging captives, well-informed Egyptian sources told Al Qahera News.
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi affirmed in a phone call with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday the need to find an urgent diplomatic solution to enforce immediate humanitarian truce in Gaza.
Germany welcomed the ceasefire mediated by Egypt in Gaza, praising the Egyptian successful efforts to end the violence, the German Foreign Office said on Sunday.
A truce officially came into effect late on Saturday night, with an Egyptian-mediated ceasefire agreement meant to end the worst episode of cross-border fire since a 10-day war in 2021.
The Egyptian and Israeli sides have agreed on an Egypt-mediated ceasefire to end days of hostilities in the Gaza Strip starting today 10:00 AM local time, Al Qahera News reported.
British Special Envoy to Sudan and South Sudan Robert Fairweather stressed that Egypt and Britain share a common goal, which is attaining stability and security in Sudan.
Egypt also affirmed that it will spare no effort to cooperate with other countries to defuse the crisis, as Egypt and Saudi Arabia called for an emergency meeting of the Arab League, besides the Egyptian-South Sudanese mediation to stop the violence between the warring parties.
Following two days of clashes that killed almost 200 soldiers early last week, the two sides agreed a ceasefire, brokered by Russia, to end hostilities, though the situation on the border has remained tense.
President Sisi pointed out that Egypt deployed diligent and concentrated efforts to contain the situation.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres welcomed the announcement of a ceasefire in Gaza, commending Egypt's efforts to help restore calm.
Egypt is exerting its efforts to release Palestinian prisoner Khalil Al-Awawda, who was on a hunger strike inside an Israeli prison, and transfer him to receive treatment, a security official told Egypt Today.
Chief of Egypt’s General Intelligence Service Abbas Kamel conveyed on Wednesday a message of support to the Palestinian cause from President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.
The government forces had seized the city in November.
The shipment includes 20 tons of medical aid, besides cleaning equipment to combat coronavirus pandemic and food assistance, according to Laurent de Burke.
Palestinian politician Rawhi Fattouh, member of Fatah Central Committee thanked Egypt’s President Abdel Fatah al Sisi for the Gaza strip reconstruction initiative and for his efforts to solidify the ceasefire.